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Verse (39:16) - English Translation


Welcome to the Quranic Arabic Corpus, an annotated linguistic resource for the Holy Quran. This page shows seven parallel translations in English for the sixteenth verse of chapter 39 (sūrat l-zumar). Click on the Arabic text to below to see word by word details of the verse's morphology.


Chapter (39) sūrat l-zumar (The Groups)

Sahih International: They will have canopies of fire above them and below them, canopies. By that Allah threatens His servants. O My servants, then fear Me.

Pickthall: They have an awning of fire above them and beneath them a dais (of fire). With this doth Allah appal His bondmen. O My bondmen, therefor fear Me!

Yusuf Ali: They shall have Layers of Fire above them, and Layers (of Fire) below them: with this doth Allah warn off his servants: "O My Servants! then fear ye Me!"

Shakir: They shall have coverings of fire above them and coverings beneath them; with that Allah makes His servants to fear, so be careful of (your duty to) Me, O My servants!

Muhammad Sarwar: Above and below them their will be shadows of fire. This is how God frightens His servants. My servants have fear of Me.

Mohsin Khan: They shall have coverings of Fire, above them and covering (of Fire) beneath them; with this Allah does frighten His slaves: "O My slaves, therefore fear Me!"

Arberry: Above them they shall have overshadowings. of the Fire, and underneath them overshadowings; that it is wherewith God frightens His servants: "O My servants, so fear you Me!"'

See Also

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